Free Press Journal
  • RBI initiates prompt corrective action for Dena Bank

    Mumbai : The Reserve Bank has put Dena Bank under watch by initiating prompt corrective action against it, a move that will place various restrictions on the lender, including on fresh loans and dividend distribution.

  • India favourites against Pakistan: Shahid Afridi

    London : Flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi says a well-balanced India holds the edge over Pakistan in the marquee clash of the Champions Trophy on Sunday.

  • Former stumper Dighe is Mumbai’s new coach

    Mumbai : Former Test stumper Sameer Dighe was today named as the new coach of the Mumbai Ranji Trophy team for next season.

  • Are you on Twitter, US journalist asks Narendra Modi

    St. Petersburg : American journalist Megyn Kelly has come under widespread online criticism for asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi – the second-most followed politician on Twitter with over 30 million followers – if he was on the micro-blogging site.

  • Jaitley has only excuses to offer, no answer: Abhishek Manu Singhvi

    New Delhi : The Congress on Friday said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s three alibis on the GDP growth down to 6.1% that demonetisation not sole reason, global factors and 7 to 8% as reasonable area of growth are no answers to the government’s own statistical department showing dismal economic performance.

  • Wipro gets 2nd threat email, beefs up security

    Bengaluru : IT major Wipro on Friday said that it has reinforced security measures at all its office locations after receiving a second threat email, but there was no impact on the company’s operations.

  • Chappell had no hand in hampering my bowling, says Irfan Pathan

    New Delhi : Rubbishing the popular perception that former India coach Greg Chappell ruined his career by promoting him as a top order batsman, veteran all-rounder Irfan Pathan cleared the air by saying that he was selected as a batsman for representing the country at the Under-15 level.

  • India’s slower GDP nasty surprise, self-goal, reports Chinese media

    Beijing : A state-run Chinese daily said on Friday that India has suffered a setback and a “nasty surprise” in he “elephant versus dragon” race as its GDP growth slowed down in the January-April quarter helping China re-emerge as the fastest growing major economy.

  • Where is dynasty, asks Congress

    New Delhi : Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi’s sarcastic attack on Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) for “dynastic” politics of twisting policies to suit “one family” during his Telangana tour prompted the Congress to justify his remarks and assert that the charge of dynasty on it has lost its logic.

  • Not supporting GST in its present form, says Mamata Banerjee

    Kolkata : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday claimed financial emergency is still on in India and reiterated that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill is not acceptable to the state government in its present form.

  • Guha’s googly stumps…

    “Sunil Gavaskar is head of a company which represents Indian cricketers while commenting on those cricketers as part of the BCCI TV commentary panel. This is a clear conflict of interest,” Guha.

  • Opposition to show strength in South

    New Delhi : Having shown some kind of ‘unity’ in Delhi a few days ago to discuss a consensus candidate for forthcoming presidential polls, the national opposition parties are once again trying to come together, this time in Tamil Nadu’s Chennai and Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur.